About Our Clinic & Procedure
About The Medical Director
Dr. Velez is a board-certified psychiatrist who trained at the Temple University School of Medicine and completed a psychiatric residency at Maricopa Integrated Health Systems. Dr. Velez has been trained and certified in Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS). He is also a graduate of the CIIS Psychedelic Assisted Therapies and Research program. This training and subsequent experiences have given him the ability to help patients evaluate their psychedelic, TMS, and other therapy options. Dr. Velez also has experience treating patients with eating disorders. He has worked in inpatient and outpatient settings in both the private and public sector in the Eugene area since 2008. He also speaks Spanish fluently and has been certified in proficiency by Pacific Interpreters.
Dr. Velez has an interest in TMS as an effective, non-pharmaceutical treatment for depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, bipolar disorder, PTSD, and other neurological and psychiatric conditions.
Dr. Velez is able to provide a safe environment to discuss mental health symptoms and past treatment history to help determine the best course of action.
Dr. Velez is a firm believer in gathering in depth knowledge from the patient, and with permission from other sources, providing the ability to synthesize comprehensive information to determine an appropriate diagnosis and collaboratively works with his patients to develop a complete treatment plan.
Dr. Velez has a passion for helping people, including finding ways to recover from depression and other psychiatric conditions.
As the Medical Director for Emerald TMS, Dr. Velez strives to deliver patient centered care in a respectful, safe, and inclusive environment.
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An initial consultation will be scheduled to discuss what is troubling you and whether TMS is an appropriate treatment. At that time, you and your doctor will review your symptoms, treatment history, and possible treatment options. Read more about what to expect.